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A comedy in three acts.

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    MJJ MacKeown 

  • Setting

    The Present (1931). McGrab's house at Ballymakillmore.

  • Synopsis

    A distiller amounts great wealth by taking advantage of the fact that his house is located part in the free state and part in Northern Ireland to avoid paying duty. He sends his daughter to boarding school to "make a lady" of her; however her education causes her to take a stand against his immoral business dealings. She decides to marry the suitor who succeeds in putting an end to her father's illegal trade.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Daniel Donovan Laurence Elyan
Mrs. Donley Christine Hayden
Ellen Ann Green Florence Lynch
Mark McGrab John Stephenson (1)
Sergeant Molloy, R.U.C. T. Moran
Batty Dunn MJJ MacKeown
Mary Kate McGrab Blanaid O'Carroll
Production Team  
Director John Stephenson (1)
Stage Manager Udolphus Wright

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Still running: a comedy in three acts

  • Year

    1944

  • Published By

    Duffy

  • Address

    England

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from press cuttings and the published script.